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  • Westland Wessex HU.5

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa305

    Year 1966 to 1982

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa305 Register XT483 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1979-01jan79 coded VL/WU 707NAS 707 NAS
    jan79 coded B/V-H 846Sqn 846 NAS
    1982-04-25ALong Roomflown to Long Room to replace XT463 which had been damaged the previous day. Embarked mv Atlantic Conveyor later on 25 Apr. 848 NAS
    1982-05-25Westland Wessex HU.5, c/n WA305, f/f:?
    del Royal Navy as XT483, 05/1966
    w/o 25may82 with loss of Atlantic Conveyor, Falklands War
    BSouth Atlantic (AC) mv Atlantic Conveyor 848Sq D Flt/WU, lost when ship was hit by Exocet missile 25 May 1982. Ship subsequently sunk under tow on 30 May. 848 NAS Operation Corporate

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